Ever heard of the old saying, “The best thing about a photo is that it never changes, even if what’s in it does?” It sounds cliché, but it’s true. Posing for the snaps and taking them can be a good bonding activity for you and your friends. It’s a great avenue, too, to unleash your creativity and start filling up the pages of your portfolio. Who knows? The next big names in photography, modeling, and the creative scene could actually be you and your friends.
We’ve listed down some budget-friendly studios in the most accessible areas that you and your friends could rent out for your next passion (or school) project. Ranging from bare studios you can transform to your liking and ones that come with full gear, you and your friends are well on your way to creating your very own ~editorial~ spread.
Location: Upper Ground Floor, Unit UG42, Cityland, Pasong Tamo, Makati City
Contact No.: 0915 593 5076
Rates start at: P350
Studio Makati offers an affordable studio which doubles as a co-working space, too, so you can brainstorm with your peers for your next passion project.
The Bulb Studios
Location: 2231 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, Metro Manila
Contact No.: (02) 7919 4091
Rates start at: P800
They offer a big white open space that also has a changing room and a makeup area.
Location: Unit 3B MG Tower, 75 Shaw Blvd., Brgy. Daang Bakal, Mandaluyong
Book via: https://www.facebook.com/APlusStudioPh/
Rates start at: P500
Leaning more into a beauty shoot? A+ studio offers a spacious studio that also comes with a vanity corner perfect for doing those makeup looks.
Location: Suite 319, LRI Design Plaza Nicanor Garcia, Bel Air 2, Makati, 1209 Metro Manila
Rates start at: P1,200
If you and your friends are a bit experienced and looking into shooting in a full-service studio, Artisano Studio might be the perfect place for you.
Location: 530B San Rafael St. Brgy. Plainview, Mandaluyong City
Book via: https://www.facebook.com/lightlab8/
Rate starts at: P500
A family house-turned-studio, LightLab offers a space that can give you full-on studio shots as well as more chill, outdoors-y vibes.
Location: 3779 Mascardo, Makati, 1205 Metro Manila
Contact No.: 0915 674 8593
Rates start at: P800
Planning to shoot after a full school day? Studio Pro is open until midnight, perfect for student creatives who only have free time at night.